Randolph, NJ is a Township in woodlands of Southeast Morris County and is part of the New Jersey Highlands region. It covers approximately 21 square miles and ranges in elevation from 551 feet to 1,120 feet above sea level. Randolph features a number of lakes, streams and rivers, including the Black River, the Rockaway River, the South Branch of the Raritan River, and the Whippany River. The township has several main communities, such as Ironia, Mount Freedom and Shongum.
There are 9,013 housing units in the Randolph real estate market and approximately a quarter of the units are rentals. Single family homes range in size, from small bungalows to large luxury homes. In addition to single family homes, there are some condos, rental complexes and townhome communities throughout Randolph. Those seeking a waterfront property can find one surrounding Shongum Lake or one of the other lakes and ponds within the township. … Read More
The Randolph Township Schools district provides education from grades K through 12. Center Grove Elementary School, Fernbrook Elementary School, Ironia Elementary School, and Shongum Elementary School are the four elementary schools within the district and serve grades K-5. Other schools in the district are Randolph Middle School (6-8) and Randolph High School (9-12). The main campus of County College of Morris (CCM) is also located within Randolph. CCM provides associates degrees and has a partnership with Rutgers University to provide students with a Rutgers bachelor's degree.
Randolph provides residents with plenty of opportunities for recreation and will appeal to those with an active lifestyle. The township maintains over 1,300 acres of open space, 16-miles of trails, and a series of parks. Parks include Brundage Park Recreation Complex, Freedom Park, Randolph Park with Randolph Lake, Hidden Valley Park, and Heistein Park. Also located in town are large YMCA and several day camps which provide programs for families.
Randolph is also quite rich in history. The area was originally settled in 1753 by the township's namesake Hartshorne Fitz-Randolph and later incorporated in 1806. New Jersey's first iron mine was opened in Randolph 1713 and iron from Randolph was used by the Continental Army to make munitions during the American Revolution. Later during the 20th Century, Randolph became a vacation destination that featured hotels and bungalow communities.
Randolph has made efforts to preserve the historical aspects of the township. There Combs Hollow Historic Area and Mott Hollow Historic District are among the historic locations. There are also a number of historic homes, churches & cemeteries, including the Quaker Meeting House, which was built in 1758 and is the oldest existing house of worship in the county. The historic Brundage House serves as the home of the Randolph Museum and the Randolph Township Free Public Library currently resides in the renovated restaurant from the former Ackerman's Hotel, which was a popular destination when Randolph was a resort area.
There is a mix of housing and variety of recreational, shopping and dining options within Randolph that would appeal to a range of homebuyers. The township’s location within Morris County is convenient to a number of area businesses. Randolph's motto is "Where life's worth living" and the township has much to offer its over 24,000 residents.
Map of Randolph Township, NJ
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